23 Raffia Bags for Every Summer 2023 Moment

by chirpyest

This summer, keep your friends close and your raffia bags even closer. Raffia will be your faithful companion taking you and all your essentials from the city street to the sandy beach. From the early morning sunrise until the late summer sunset, raffia is gracefully practical.

Boldly understated, raffia flawlessly weaves together your summer wardrobe. It is an investment in durable elegance. 

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The Staple

So much to do, and so much to carry. We are always in search of that perfect bag for function and fashion. We’ve found it in this Sandro Raffia Tote. It’s a must-have! It’s clean and crisp. It is big enough to hold everything you leave the house with and room enough for all the day’s acquisitions.

The Sandro tote is made of 100% raffia with a sheepskin patch. It stands structured and tall with two thick handles for carrying on your shoulder. A natural beige, it is the perfect complement to any summer outfit. Here you can see it styled with a blue denim maxi skirt from Mango, a white floral knit camisole from Free People, and a comfy pair of Nike sneakers. The jean and white top combo paired with the raffia bag is reminiscent of Jane Birkin’s very well known aesthetic.

Cute & Functional

On days when your mind is clear and your path is straight and it is more about what you are doing and less about what you need to carry, a smaller, flirtier bag is just what you need. Feeling light and free, these whimsical raffia bags are hobo chic, playful, and easy to wear.

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Loewe X Paula’s Ibiza Balloon Ruffled Raffia Shoulder Bag | Oscar de la Renta Tulip Raffia Bag | Khaite Olivia Raffia Hobo Bag | Poolside Anna Conch Shell Shoulder Bag

Ludicrously Capacious

What’s even in there, huh? An extra large pool towel? Supergoop! SPF 40 Glowscreen? The ultimate poolside read? It’s gargantuan! But we don’t think it’s nonsensical to want some extra room. Here are 5 monstrous raffia bags that you could fit everything you’d need for the perfect day at the pool or at the beach.

Studio 189’s Simona raffia tote bag with rolled shoulder straps filters out all the sand while keeping your style intact. The main compartment is of generous proportion, and the tricolor hand-woven raffia commands the space it takes up. The oversized shoulder strap looks great with the black Willa Pompom sundress and Vince Camuto slingback flats in black. Polarized Ray-Bans and Kate Spade leather woven hoops really tie in the tricolor Studio 189 raffia tote.

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Studio 189 Simona Raffia Tote Bag | Willa Pompom Strap Cotton Sundress | Ray-Ban Sunglasses | Kate Spade Leather Woven Hoops | Vince Camuto Jesander Pointed Toe Slingback Flat

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Mary Y Sol Marley | Saint Laurent Rive Guache Raffia/Canvas Tote | Bottega Veneta Arco Crochet Raffia Tote | Bembien Margot Woven-Raffia Tote Bag

A Day Trip

A day-tripper needs something to hold their tickets, a map, their cellphone, some cash and cards, and a pair of sunglasses. That’s all one needs to set off on adventure. Whether it’s a day at the museum, a picnic in the park, a matinee, or a walk in the beautiful gardens you’ll be ready for any and all shenanigans with these raffia bags.

Night on the Town

There is nothing like that sun-kissed, windswept, and freshly showered feeling after a long day in the sun. You’d like to carry that sense of calm confidence into your evening activities. These raffia bags epitomize that naturally beautiful aesthetic. They are an essential to pull your look together bringing a fresh excitement to after-hours summer fun.

Loeffler Randall’s Trudie clutch bag is the perfect addition to any going out ensemble. The oversized clutch contrasts with the dainty shoulder chain making it delicate yet sophisticated. We styled it with House of CB’s red Carmen bustier sundress and Something Bleu’s rose detailed kitten heels.

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A Pop of Color

You can never have to much fun, too much color, or too much raffia! Beiges and browns are perfect for that effortless look, but there is nothing like that burst of color! Summer is the time to go bold, so don’t hold back. Just look at these colors!

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